Soldier's cornet and case

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Description Silver cornet (.1) in its original leather case (.2). The cornet was used by Arthur W. Riches, who served as principal musician in the 13th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Spanish-American War. The cornet's horn is engraved "Presented to Principal Musician Arthur W. Riches by the Officers / 13th Minn. Vol. Inf." The locking leather case has a carrying handle and a large front flap covering a pocket.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 23.5 centimeters height (7355.2, case)
36 centimeters width (7355.2, case)
15 centimeters depth (7355.2, case)
Nomenclature Cornet (aerophone)
Case (container)
Subjects Source: United States, Army, Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 13th (1898-1899)
Owned/used by: Riches, Private Arthur W.
Used in Hastings, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Spanish-American War, 1898--Music and the war.
Music. Instruments. Brass Instruments
Military. 1898-1899 (Spanish American War & Leech Lake Uprising). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: 1898 - 1899
(Spanish-American War)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 7355.1,2

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